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Rebekah DeToma

College: College of Science
Years as an academic advisor:
A little over a year
Why did you choose to be an academic advisor?
I had such an incredible relationship with my own advisor during undergrad. He was really instrumental in helping me navigate my future and he helped me realize where my true passion was. I hope to be that for someone else.
What do you wish students knew about academic advisors?
I'm not sure I can speak for all advisors, but I want my students to know that my door is literally always open if they ever need anything. That open door policy is what made my relationship with my advisor so strong and important to me and I want students not to be afraid to just stop by to say hi. It makes my day!